Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tilery Lanterns 2012 – Tales from the long weekend

The workshops were open for business Saturday and Sunday. As well as an array of small lanterns, there are some large, ambitious constructions this year. One family came in to continue work on their koi carp. They came with flasks … Continue reading

Posted in Arts in Health | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Durham Doctoral Studentships in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health (Applications close Friday 24 Feb)

The Faculty of Social Sciences & Health has available a number of prestigious Durham Doctoral Studentships for new, high-calibre PhD students who will be commencing their studies within the Faculty in October 2012. Full details about the scheme are available here, and … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Representing Bioethics (CFP American Society for Bioethics & Humanities Annual Conference, October 2012, Washington)

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities (ASBH), “Representing Bioethics,” will take place October 18-21, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The call for papers is now open and abstracts will … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tilery Lanterns – That Friday Feeling

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Tonight’s post is from Tilery residents Corrie, Janette and Zana. They’ve been involved in every lanterns event and are stalwarts of the workshops – making and helping others to make. It includes contributions from other workshop participants. I woke up … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tilery Lanterns 2012 – One Week to Go

Workshops have been underway since last Saturday and there is a room in school filled with lanterns waiting to be covered with tissue paper. The first day was given over to families. In true Tilery Primary School fashion, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Arts in Health | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ian Williams’ on ‘Graphic medicine: comics as medical narrative’ (Medical Humanities Journal)

Ian Williams’ article, Graphic Medicine: Comics as Medical Narrative has just been published in the BMJ’s Medical Humanities journal. Williams is an independent general practitioner, a comics artist (under the nom de plume Thom Ferrier) and editor of The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Arts in Health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Belief (Medicine Unboxed Symposium, Cheltenham, November 2012)

Medicine Unboxed is an NHS project which describes a view of medicine which, whilst scientifically informed and technically good, is not reduced to the mechanical but elaborated by the arts and philosophy to a wider understanding of humanity, illness and … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment